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NPR: Why I’m A Vaccine Volunteer: Doing What Needs To Be Done

I come from people who did what needed to be done when faced with personal or community crisis. And I have a...

Gouverneur Morris: Founding Father, disabled American

Best known for writing the ‘We the People’ preamble to the Constitution, Gouverneur Morris also lived with painful disabilities. History doctoral candidate...

What the 1968 Kerner Commission can teach us

Criminologist and statistician Richard Berk, who worked on the report as a graduate student, explains the systemic racism and poverty found to...

AP: Trump says ‘learn from history’ instead of removing statues

As America grapples with racism in its past, President Donald Trump lined up squarely Tuesday with those who argue that the...

Historian Mary Frances Berry responds to the George Floyd protests

The professor of history and Africana studies speaks with Penn Today about protesting injustice, pushing for change, and the history of African...

When Malcolm X came to Penn

On this Malcolm X Day, his 95th birthday, Penn Today reflects on his visit to the University in January of 1963, and...

Celebrate the arts, history, and nature from home

The COVID-19 outbreak is devastating the arts community locally and globally, resulting in closures of museums, galleries, concert venues, and other public...

Iran, sanctions, and coronavirus

The United States has faced pressure to ease sanctions to help Iran manage its coronavirus outbreak. Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani discusses how the sanctions...
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REUTERS: Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

Suspected drones flew over outlying Taiwanese islands and hackers attacked its defence ministry website, authorities in Taipei said on Thursday, a day...

VOA: Mum on Al-Zawahiri’s Killing, Taliban Claim Renewed Resolve to Fight Terror

Afghanistan’s Taliban on Wednesday condemned the U.S. drone strike that killed fugitive al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul over the weekend but...

What’s the future of drones in counterterrorism operations and the Ukraine war?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign political science professor Nicholas Grossman is the author of “Drones and Terrorism: Asymmetric Warfare and the Threat to Global Security”...